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Moral minorities and the making of American democracy

Author: Kyle G Volk
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work unearths the origins of popular minority-rights politics in American history. Focusing on controversies spurred by grassroots moral reform in the early 19th century, it shows how a motley array of self-understood minorities reshaped American democracy as they battled laws regulating Sabbath observance, alcohol, and interracial contact.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kyle G Volk
ISBN: 9780199371914 0199371911 9780199371945 0199371946
OCLC Number: 892563271
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; 1. Making America's First Moral Majority ; 2. Sunday Laws and the Problem of the Christian Republic ; 3. The License Question and the Perils of "Pure Democracy" ; 4. Mixed Marriages, Motley Schools, and the Struggle for Racial Equality ; 5. "Jim Crow Conveyances" and the Politics of Integrating the Public ; 6. America's First Wet Crusade and the Sunday Question Redux ; Epilogue: Making Democracy Safe for Minorities ; Notes ; Index
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